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Mashed potato ball on a plate with parsley on top

Loaded Mashed Potato Balls with Bacon Bits

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Holly
Loaded Mashed Potato Balls are rolled in Bacon Bits and are the perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mashed potatoes cold
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese cubed
  • ¼ cup green onions chopped
  • ½ lb bacon cooked & crumbled

Instructions

  • Mix mashed potatoes, green onion, and 1/4 cup of the bacon crumbles.
  • Shape mashed potatoes into 1 in. balls.
  • Put a cube of cheese into the potato ball and press potatoes around it until cheese is completely covered.
  • Roll into a ball.
  • Dip the ball into the eggs, then dredge in the bacon bits.
  • Place onto cookie sheet or baking dish.
  • Bake at 375°F for 15- 20 mins or until cheese is oozing out.

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1mg